It is worth starting with instructions, which list of supported standards. The owner of the home theater should clearly understand: a lot of formats have been created that store the image, in addition, disks are often written with a regional protection system. For Blu-ray, a stylistic globe icon with a number is displayed on the box, revealing the range of restrictions imposed, a number from one to six, in the territory of the Russian Federation 5, or ALL.The latter means that the disc is devoid of restrictions on the playing area. The equipment is labeled in the same way, do not try to read the media for special playback with the number 8 on the home theater. Start from now. Home theater installation is conducted in the country of purchase of the device. When you purchase equipment with a digit from another region, reproduction is problematic.
What to consider when installing an
home theater Find out what content can be played on a home theater. When installing a home theater, select the space. Usually requires 15 square meters.metersFeatures are taken into account:
- When choosing and installing a home theater, pay attention to digital and analog interfaces. Ideally, the new technology mates with the existing one. A curious case: at home there is an old electron-beam TV with a SCART connector( French protection against uninvited guests from Japan and China).Home theater is a multimedia center designed to ensure maximum compatibility with any hardware.
- Take a home theater, and there is not enough money for the plasma panel yet. Try a purchase on the electron-beam monitor. Fortunately, the old models contain the SCART connector( there are often no wires in the kit, only a plug).This is a good interface, but it has a lot of flaws already discussed in the topic of digital television. In our case, SCART will help check the operation of the equipment. Solder the cord and see if the picture appears.
- New tablets often have one connector( through which the keyboard is connected).This is miniUSB.Look for a similar or standard USB on a home theater, otherwise you will have to pay a round sum for adapter adapters and converters. Even for the mother-mother adapter from USB to USB will try to tear off 500 rubles.
- Radio modules transmitting the signal are sold separately. They serve as an aid when the home cinema switching unit is in the next room( if there are two or more TVs).
- The second point - the presence of a wireless adapter for speakers Sound Around.
- Columns are placed in a square. For example, a sofa stands in the center of the room at a distance of 3 diagonals from the TV or a little more. Then the columns are placed in an envelope, where in the center the viewer lies back in the sofa. Two are placed on the sides of the TV, not in the corner, a couple behind the sofa. It turns out a rectangle. This is called the Sound Around system. The situation is complemented by a front speaker, which is under the TV, and a subwoofer located on the spectator-front left speaker line closer to the corner of the room than to the sofa( the ratio is at least one to three).Wires will be required, in addition, the speaker system needs an amplifier. Some home theaters have a separate unit where the cable hitch is connected, the new-fashioned ones go further: there is a separate unit for the rear speakers, which is placed behind the sofa so that the wires do not interfere. Rarely such a thing is powered by batteries, often supplied with its own cord. As a result, the number of wires crossing the passage decreases. A rare owner will allow the car to make communications, choose a home theater installed by the above method using a radio signal.
- Now a few words about the location of the electronic communication unit. Whether the WiFi frequency is used or something else, do not put the device under the viewer's place. Radio waves adversely affect reproductive function, have a number of other effects.
Home Theater Interfaces
About the speakers have already been told, we add that most home theater systems have speaker contacts hidden on the back panel. Even if you use HDMI to communicate with the TV.Check the indicated part for serviceability for two reasons:
- Through HDMI, the sound is transmitted to the built-in speakers of the TV, you should not expect much from this protocol, although it is rumored that the East has already learned how to create realistic volume effects using only two speakers. Movie lovers will have to buy Acoustics Sound Around separately, if not included. Please note that today there are already the following types of speaker sets: 5.1, 6.1, 7.1.We do not exclude that new ones will appear tomorrow. Carefully watch what sound is supported by the home theater. Standard - 5.1.Unnecessary spending on the speaker system will be useless.
- The second reason why the interface should check is a trivial factory defect. After purchase, test more protocols. The only problem here is that a minimum of cords and adapters are supplied with the home theater. But the missing parts are equipped with cameras, televisions, other equipment. Western manufacturers have an agreement, rather a tacit one, with which equipment what to supply. For example, it is difficult to get a SCART cable. However, the plug comes with a TV, and pinouts have already been laid out in reviews. Inside there is an extensive set of signals, the reader, in accordance with the situation, will choose the electrical connection scheme, according to which he will assemble a cord from a cable intended for transmitting high-frequency signals. Any interface is tested in this way.
- Most home theaters can communicate over a network. This applies to playing movies, connecting to network services. This important quality is easy to check with an internet connection in the house. The lion's share allows you to connect via a WiFi modem, which greatly simplifies the process of testing and operation. High speed in this case should not be expected.
Installing home theater
Commands are given easier with the touch of a finger. Others are absent on the control panel mounted in the case. Here with the batteries and start. Most home theaters broadcast the output signal to all outputs at once, and the source is selected. For example, with the help of a button that switches the radio, DVD-player, HDMI, other audio sources. The HDMI signal comes from different equipment. As for sound, home theaters often contain splitters that receive 5.1 sound from stereo. This allows you to listen to your favorite tunes in an unusual quality from the music center, which music lovers will appreciate.
Self-installation of home theater starts with speakers. Most devices have USB outputs, through which they listen to recordings from a flash drive. Use this fact by connecting the power cord and setting the playback source with the remote control. Remember, hardware supports the FAT32 file system, which imposes limitations on the size of the media. The rule “Better less yes better” applies.
Columns are put on the floor, I hang them up, they are built into furniture. They use the integrated acoustics of the TV or the Sound Around complexes purchased. For clever switching and home cinema is used.
The correct installation of the columns is described in the instructions, but any manufacturer sees the situation differently. Do not take for dogma and the words written above. However, the general methodology is indicated. The subwoofer is sometimes placed under the TV, on the bottom shelf.
When the home theater installation is completed and the equipment is deployed, try individual subsystems. Modern equipment requires a minimum of knowledge; connecting a home theater is often limited by the choice of cord.